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Job Opportunities

Connections Program Associate

 

Description: A part-time position coordinating programs for middle schoolers under the supervision of the Middle School & Teen Librarian and providing Children’s reference and reader advisory services under the supervision of the Children’s Services Manager.

Deadline for Applications: Friday August 4th, 2017

Job Description: River Forest Public Library is searching for a creative, crafty, and enthusiastic Connections Program Associate to supervise and engage middle schoolers in our weekly DIY and gaming/ movie programs. Co-sponsored by the RF Township these are free, drop in programs serving children in grades 5-8 during after school time on Tuesdays and Fridays. With guidance from the Middle School and Teen Librarian, the Connections Program Associate will work on planning and implementing these bustling hands on programs and foster a friendly organized setting.

This position will also serve youth of all ages on the Children’s Services desk one weekly shift, with additional opportunities to serve at the Adult and Teen Services desk during after school hours. There may also be opportunities to assist the Middle School & Teen Librarian with programs for patrons in both middle and high school. This position is ideal for those who want to develop their programming skills while working with young teens. Extended employment opportunity may become available.

Full/part time: Part Time: an average of 10 hours each week; Friday afternoons and Tuesdays throughout the school year. The candidate will be expected to commit to working through the beginning of June 2018.

Responsibilities and Duties:

The Connections Program Associate will assist the Middle School and Teen Librarian in developing programs supported by the Youth Services of Oak Park River Forest Township. Responsibilities include working with the Middle School & Teen Librarian, Children’s Services Manager, and Adult Services Manager to provide library services to children ages birth -8th grade by:

Requirements:

Please email a cover letter and resume to employment@riverforestlibrary.org. No phone calls please.

Salary information:  14.50/hour

 

Materials Services Assistant II – 2 positions available

Deadline for Applications: Open until positions are filled

Job Description: The River Forest Public Library is searching for 2 enthusiastic Materials Services Assistant IIs to join our team. The Materials Assistant II is a part-time position under the supervision of the Materials and Business Services Manager working in the Circulation Department.

Responsibilities include working with the Assistant Materials Services Manager and other staff members to provide library services to the public at the circulation services desk by:

Full/part time: Part Time: 12-14 hours per week.

Requirements:

Schedule 1: Wednesday and Friday afternoons required. Weekend availability including, 2 Saturdays and 1 Sunday (September – May) per month required. Occasional evening availability may be required.

Schedule 2: Monday evenings and Thursday afternoons required. Weekend availability including, 2 Saturdays and 1 Sunday (September – May) per month required. Occasional evening availability may be required.

Please email a resume and cover letter to employment@riverforestlibrary.org.

No phone calls please.

Salary Information: $11.20/hour

 

Volunteer Opportunities

The Library occasionally has volunteer opportunities. To apply, please download the general interest volunteer general interest volunteer form (pdf).